Feb 19, 2013 9:00pm PST
. in washington top president obama is putting pressure on congressional republican to come up with a budget deal before automatic spending cuts kick in. >> i'm in sacramento. driving while under the influence of drugs becoming as much of a problem as drunk driving in california. new effort to [ wind howling ] [ female announcer ] it balances you... [ water crashing ] ...it fills you with energy... and it gives you what you are looking for to live a more natural life. in a convenient two bar pack. this is nature valley... delicious granola bars made with the best ingredients in nate. nature valley. nature at its most delicious. you. >> unusual day here in the bay area. snowplow put to work along sky line boulevard in the santa cruz mountains. lots of rain around the bay today contributed to car accidents like this one. pickup truck overturned in santa rosa. one woman suffered minor injuries. hail fell along grizzly peak boulevard in the berkeley hill hills. 11-year-old boy sent thus picture. late day the sun broke through turning the skies in a brill ypt scene. here's the live look now f
Feb 20, 2013 9:00pm PST
obama. good evening. i'm caroline johnson. dan is in washington tonight. he is the only reporter in the bay area to have the opportunity to interview president obama at the white house. they spoke about some critical issues. >> reporter: for that washington one of the issues we will be watching closely from the bay area is the u.s. supreme court as it begins next month its consideration of proposition 8 california's ban on gay marriage. it is something that the president has been reluctant to get involved in for legal reasons but i asked him about his position on it today. >> position 8 in the u.s. supreme court next month. what will your administration do? >> the solis tor solicitor gens still looking into it. i have to make sure not to interject too much into the project. i can tell you my personal view which is that i think that same sex couples should have the same rights and be treated like everybody else. >> some of my conversation one on one with the president here at the house. coming up tonight at 11:00 more of what we talked about and ile show you around some of the thi
Feb 17, 2013 9:00pm PST
that republicans and democrats don't get involved in some kind of typical washington back and forth side show and roll up their sleeves and get to work. >> president obama have warned lawmakers if they could not agree they would hear from him. >> if consulting unable to move forward in a timely fashion, i will send up a bill based on my proposal. >> a bipartisan group of senators known as the gang of eight hopes to prevent new legislation sometime in march. >> tomorrow a small but vocal group protested san francisco's ban on nude it's. they gathered at castro and market street. scott weiner wrote the nudity ban and protestors feel the ban violates their constitutional rights. federal judge sided with the city. nudists plan to appeal that ruling. >> the hunt is on for khardz and pieces of meteor rights and what they are going for -- meteors. >> and what brought tyson and evander holy field together. you can call it spring training but not spring cleaning. the beard that is talk of the a's camp. >> ama: oscars are a week away. we are the only place to watch the oscars next sunday february 24th.
Feb 21, 2013 9:00pm PST
next week. and if you have been with us last night you may have seep my reports from washington where i had the chance to speak with president obama. during my bay area exclusive one-on-one interview. well tonight for the first time in week the president is now reaching out to the republican about the automatic spending cut that will kick in next week. he plays -- placed phone calls to boehner and mckonl. we don't have details on the conversations but the president made it clear to me yesterday that the looming cuts will derail the plans for moving the economy forward. >> now in the state of the union mr. president you praised our troops. and said that they had exceeded expectations. while some of our institutions had let them down. which institutions congress one of this i think all of us take responsibility for thinking about the same patriotism, dut duty, selfless ness, responsibility that we see on display in our military. >> and that means recognizing that we are a single team. >>reporter: president clearly frustrated with the stalemate in congress over how to prevent are 8